A regional press founded by
Journalists from Alaska
What we are
Since its founding in Fairbanks, Alaska in 1988, Epicenter has become the largest trade publisher of nonfiction
books about Alaska. In that time, Epicenter has published more than 125 titles
covering a broad range of nonfiction touching on history, memoirs and biographies,
adventure, aviation, humor, true crime, mystery and the unexplained, sled dog mushing,
women's stories, Native American culture, and more.
Our Mission Statement
We are a regional press founded in Alaska whose interests included but are not
limited to the arts, history, environment, diverse cultures and lifestyles
of Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. We seek both the traditional and innovative
high-quality trade books and occasional color gift books.
Who we are
Journalists Kent Sturgis and Lael Morgan incorporated Epicenter Press in Fairbanks, Alaska, in 1988.
Sturgis is president of the company. Morgan chairs the company's board of directors while
serving as Epicenter's acquisitions editor. She teaches web-based journalism and writing
courses for the University of Texas Arlington from her home in Anchorage, Alaska.
Katrina Pearson of Juneau, Alaska, is our director of marketing. Eydie Carlson
of Kirkland, Washington, is office and fulfillment manager for Epicenter
Press and Aftershocks Media. Sturgis, Morgan, Carlson, and Carole Lay
are directors of Epicenter Press, Inc.
The Epicenter experience:
Q&A interview with Kent Sturgis posted by Deb Vanasse to
In addition to its own publishing program, Epicenter helps others to publish and
distribute books through its affiliated company, Aftershocks Media.
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Where we are
Epicenter's primary office is in Kenmore, Wash., just north of Seattle.
Kenmore, WA 98028
Courier delivery only (No mail, please)
6524 N.E. 181st St. #2
Kenmore, WA 98028
Phone (425) 485-6822 (9-5 Pacific time, weekdays)
Fax (425) 481-8253
Toll-free consumer order line (800) 950-6663
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